Chicken Cheese Strata Swiss Style

Chicken Cheese Strata Swiss Style

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easy

Prep: 2 hours 30 minutes

cook

Cook: 25 minutes

easy

Method: Easy

snack

Course: Snack

Snack

Type: Fusion

Bread, cheese and chicken layered, topped with egg and milk mixture and baked

Ingredients

  • Boneless chicken, boiled and chopped 1½ cups
  • Swiss cheese, shredded 1½ cups
  • French bread, cut into ½ inch cubes 6 cups
  • Red capsicum, chopped ¾ cup
  • Eggs 4
  • Milk 2 cups
  • Dijon mustard ¼ cup
  • To serve
  • Medium red capsicums, diced 2
  • Olive oil 1 tbsp
  • Fresh parsley, chopped 1 tbsp

Methods

  • Layer 3 cups of the bread cubes, 1 cup of cheese, chicken and red capsicum in a greased baking dish. Spread the remaining 3 cups bread cubes on top.
  • Beat eggs into a mixing bowl, add milk and mustard and whisk with wire whisk till well blended. Pour this mixture evenly over the top bread layer. Sprinkle the remaining ½ cup cheese, cover with a cling wrap and refrigerate at least 2 hours or overnight.
  • Preheat oven to 165° C / 325° F.
  • Remove the cling film and keep the baking dish in the preheated oven and bake, uncovered, 20 to 25 minutes or till a knife inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Meanwhile heat olive oil in a non-stick pan, add red capsicums and saute for 1-2 minutes.
  • Spread this over the baked dish, sprinkle parsley, spoon out on serving plates and serve hot.